Saturday, July 02, 2016

JBL Flip 2 – Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - How to replace the battery – Audio system repair and service

Category: Audio System Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the case 
  • How to remove the Mother board 
  • How to replace the speakers 

JBL Flip 2

Begin by removing the rubber caps on both sides of the JBL Flip 2 by using the black spudger to get in between the creases.
Be very careful when removing the nfc rubber cap. There is a chip that is glued to the inside of the rubber cap. So, peel the rubber cap off slowly and remove the chip on the inside while peeling the rubber cap off.
Using the driver adapter with the number 1 Philip's head bit, remove the eight 7.0 mm screws on both sides of the JBL Flip 2.
The nfc chip is glued onto the side of the device. Use the black spudger to separate the mic from the surface.
Be careful not to sever the wire connecting the nfc chip to the inside of the device.
Gently slide the nfc chip into the device through the slot that the wire comes from.
Peel the black rubber piece from one end to the other.
Remove the two 7.0 mm screws using the driver adapter with the #1 Philip's head bit.
Carefully detach the silver plastic cover by pulling both ends off.
Pull both ends at the same time with the same amount of force to prevent the cover from breaking.
Separate the silver plastic piece by pulling it off from the middle.
Using the driver adapter with the #3.0 flat-head bit, pry out the 8 metal nibs on the back side of the speaker.
Repeat the same process for the 4 remaining metal nibs (two on each end).
Expand the metal casing and carefully slide it off the speaker.
Using the driver adapter, first insert the #4 socket into the driver; followed by the #1
Philip's head bit in order to reach the three 13.0 mm screws.
Using the classic spudger, get underneath the black tape strips found on both side of the device.
After lifting a portion of the tape off of the device, gently peel the tape off of the device, making sure to keep it intact.
There is another piece of tape on the side of the device with the control buttons. Lift the tape with the classic spudger and then peel the rest of the tape off.
Wedge a spudger between the two halves where the tape was to pry the device open. When working with electronics, it's important to choose a tool that's ESD-safe to avoid accidental damage to the device. The regular black nylon spudger or a plastic opening tool should be used whenever possible
Use the black spudger to disconnect the speaker cord from it's socket.
Use the black spudger to disconnect the auxiliary wire from its socket.
Carefully remove the cable connecting the control chip to the motherboard.
Using the black spudger, carefully remove the cord connecting the battery to the motherboard.
Carefully remove the cable connecting the nfc chip to the motherboard.
Attach the Philips #1 bit to the driver adapter. With the driver adapter, release the one 7.0 mm screw that is attaching the motherboard to the casing. Lift the motherboard out of the case and the battery is revealed.
Remove the cord that connects the ports board to the motherboard. Put the motherboard to the side.
Using the black spudger, loosen the brace holding in the battery. To remove the brace, turn it 90 degrees clockwise and lift it up from its socket.